Did you happily usher out 2016 hoping that 2017 would bring more than just a new calendar and the same old life? For those of us working diligently at our day jobs but pining for something more, it’s the perfect time to consider what something more means to us and more importantly, how to get it! If you’ve been thinking about a new career and have always been interested in the world of beauty, the industry is on the rise and full of a variety of exciting opportunities to choose from.
Let’s face it, looking good makes us feel good. And it can take a lot to keep us looking good. Skin care, hair styling, nail salons, cosmetics and more recently, esthetics – are all pieces to our own personal beauty puzzle and are also segments of a growing industry. So, if you’re thinking about joining the nearly one million people currently employed in the beauty industry, here are some of the career options you can choose from:
• Hair Stylists – hair care makes up the largest segment of the beauty industry and great stylists inspire fierce loyalty in their clients. Cutting, coloring, extensions, chemical straightening and permanent waves are all essential skills for a hair stylist and many specialize in one or all of these areas.
• Barbering – One of the biggest factors in the growth of the beauty industry is the growing demand for services and products for men. Similar to the hair stylist, a barber is a trusted ally in the pursuit of looking good! The perfectly sculpted fade, shapely goatee or immaculately trimmed beard are all part of a good barber’s trade.
• Nail Technician – To many, nails are the period at the end of a sentence. They complete the look. Nail salons can be found in practically every shopping center, and strip malls across the country! It’s an art form that has become a regular ritual for many women and men and is a great opportunity for the ambitious nail technicians to transition into their own salon ownership!
• Esthetics – The rise of the wellness industry within the beauty industry has opened the door to a whole new segment in esthetics. Skin care, hair removal, even massage, are all part of the esthetician’s world. Like other careers in beauty, many specialize in one or several areas of esthetics.
So many choices! That’s the beauty of the beauty industry. If you are interested in exploring a career in beauty, check out Boca Beauty Academy! Boca Beauty Academy has two campus locations and has been helping students get the training they need to launch their careers in the beauty industry! Contact us today to learn more or to schedule a tour one of our campuses. The future doesn’t wait so start yours today!